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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-2094: CVE-2013-2094 kernel perf_swevent_enabled array out-of-bound access

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-2094: CVE-2013-2094 kernel perf_swevent_enabled array out-of-bound access

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/14/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

The perf_swevent_init function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted perf_event_open system call.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-vserver

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